Home Office

Home Office

A workplace watercooler for telecommuters and anyone who wears pajamas to work.

Paddy Halla year ago
The Ten Days of WriMo
(If you already know what NaNoWriMo is, and are just looking for the Ten Days of WriMo part of the article, you can skip this first bit.)
Yesenia Ariasa year ago
Pros & Cons of Working from Home
Since I was 17-years-old. I have had every kind of job you can think of. I like to dip my toes. What can I say? I now work strictly from home, with two jobs under employers while I write as well. When...
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Michael Waugha year ago
The "Easy" Life – Part 1
Firstly, thank you for joining me here today to listen to what I have to say. I promise you it will not be time wasted. This is a quick introduction to a guide I am creating on what I have experienced...
Hannah Kaya year ago
How To Pants Like a Plotter
If you're a writer, you have probably heard of the "panster" vs. "plotter" debate, but in case you haven't, I'll break it down. A PANSTER is a writer that [essentially] sits down at the keyboard and w...
Sandy Dsouzaa year ago
How To Build a Relationship with Remote Employees
Employer-worker relationship plays an important role in the growth of the company. Just as companies invest a huge sum in maintaining relationships with their clients, they should adopt a similar appr...
Yvonne Glasgowa year ago
5 Things You Need Before You Start Applying to Writing Gigs
I love working as a freelance writer for a living. It started as a hobby over 17 years ago, then grew into something I liked to do part-time in my spare time. About seven years ago I started writing f...
Yvonne Glasgowa year ago
Writing 101: Are You Turning In Clean Copy?
Spelling and grammar errors are one thing when it comes to posting your feelings on Facebook, but when you’re submitting an article for pay, even through the Vocal family of sites, you need to be turn...
Annie Kielya year ago
Writers Should Work for Free
Writing for free is a contentious subject. Many writers vehemently object to any free writing requests, and with good reason. Most writers (and all creatives, really) face an onslaught of requests for...
Identifying (and Finding) Your Ideal Reader
Hello Writer, and welcome back to my life. It’s Writer Wednesday, the day I give my tips and advice on the art and the business of writing, and tell you how I do what I do as an indie author. Today’s question comes from Ryan Starbloak on Patreon, who asked about how to identify your ideal reader as a writer. Identifying the ideal customer is one of the most important things any business can do, and if you are a writer who wants to make a living at it, you’ve absolutely GOT to do it. I learned ho...